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Vol. LXVII, No. 18
August 28, 2015
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NIH Library Open House: Tools, Tech & Tutelage

Mark your calendar now for the NIH Library open house, Thursday, Sept. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Held in conjunction with the NIH Research Festival (see story on p. 11), the library’s open house will showcase why the library truly is “Your Partner in Research.”

Don’t miss the data visualization touch screen demonstration provided by the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science. And be sure to get tips for successful publishing provided by outside experts and panelists who will discuss editing, scholarly publishing and open access issues.

Meet company representatives and NIH Library experts who will share valuable information and provide demonstrations on the tools, technology and services that can enhance your research including licensed databases, 3D printing, bibliometric and portfolio analysis, bioinformatics software, data management and custom solutions to solve research challenges. For more information, call (301) 496-1080. Check for event updates at http://nihlibrary.nih.gov/Pages/openhouse_2015.aspx.

Dunbar-Jacob To Give NINR Director’s Lecture, Sept. 22

Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob

Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob

Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob will present the second 2015 NINR Director’s Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. In her talk, “Scientific Pursuit of Effective Medication Adherence,” she will provide an overview of her work in adherence in chronic disease with particular attention to measurement and predictive factors.

Dunbar-Jacob is the Distinguished Service professor and dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. As an actively funded NIH scientist of 25 years, her most recent work focuses on patient adherence and is designed to examine factors relevant to the translation of interventions to clinical settings. Recently, she was named one of the top 30 most influential nursing deans. Dunbar-Jacob has served as a behavioral scientist in key multi-center clinical trials and as an NIH data and safety monitoring board member for three multi-center trials and has participated in more than 30 NIH working groups.

The NINR Director’s Lecture Series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to NIH to share their work and interests with a trans-disciplinary audience. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. For more information, visit www.ninr.nih.gov/directorslecture.

‘Bethesda Trio’ Performs at CRC

The Bethesda Trio, featuring (from l) Daisy Xu, Michael Clark and Ruth Shatkay, performed classical music in the Clinical Research Center atrium on July 23. The musicians are recent graduates of Walter Johnson High School. Xu and Clark played the flute and Shatkay played the cello.

The Bethesda Trio, featuring (from l) Daisy Xu, Michael Clark and Ruth Shatkay, performed classical music in the Clinical Research Center atrium on July 23. The musicians are recent graduates of Walter Johnson High School. Xu and Clark played the flute and Shatkay played the cello.

Photo: Eric Bock


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